Trump Jr. revelations are a political ploy to distract Americans from real issues

Orange County Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher called the emails and subsequent meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and an attorney with ties to the Russian government “still a nothingburger” and “the same old fake news.”

Tulare Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he would not discuss Russia or “anything that starts with R.”

Kings County Republican Rep. David Valadao made it clear he had no interest in discussing the latest blockbuster as he rushed past a reporter on his way to a vote on the House floor.

Republicans were not pointing to fire in the billowing smoke surrounding multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the November election and the release of an email exchange that showed President Trump’s eldest son welcoming Russia’s offer to help defeat Hillary Clinton.

Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky, called the Russia scandal “the craziest witch hunt of all time.”

Source: San Francisco Chronicle


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